BlackBerry World holidays sale offers some great apps for cheap!

BlackBerry World holidays sale offers some great apps for cheap!

Looking to score some great BlackBerry apps for cheap? You'll want to check out the holidays app sale going on in BlackBerry World right now if so. Many developers have reduced pricing on their apps and there's a little something for everyone in there. Of course, selection will vary depending on your device and region, but here's a breakdown of just some of the apps you'll find on sale right...

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Air Messages updated with new custom air message pins, street view mode, and goes on sale

The popular geospatial messaging application Air Messages is a unique way for individuals all over the world to connect, communicate, and even advertise. Marco Gallo has been updating this project of his regularly and another version is available for users to download in BlackBerry World. This version not only brings with it new custom air message pins for YouTube, FaceBook, Twitter, WhatsApp...

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T-Mobile offers Verizon customers a free year of Hulu and 50% off select accessories

T-Mobile is making it sweeter for Verizon customers who want to make the switch to its network. We've already seen T-Mobile give its customers 3 months of unlimited data, as well as enticing offers for customers on other carriers. Sprint customers got an extra $200 when switching, while AT&T customers got discounts on accessories and savings on the iPhone. The deal for Verizon customers...

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Priv Quick Tip: How to enable or disable physical keyboard gestures

Priv Quick Tip: How to enable or disable physical keyboard gestures

Just like the physical keyboard on the BlackBerry Passport, the BlackBerry Priv keyboard is also touch-enabled allowing for keyboard gestures to be used. The keyboard gestures allow for such things as scrolling through web pages, fine cursor control plus, you can quickly flick predicted words onto the screen or should happen to make a mistake while typing, you can just swipe from right to left...

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BBM for BlackBerry 10

With the Android build already rolled out, BlackBerry has also updated BBM for BlackBerry 10 users. Essentially, it's the same version as it brings the exact same improvements to BlackBerry 10 devices such as the ability to search your BBM chats, contacts, groups and channels, like posts in your feed, request a contact's location with enhancements to Glympse and more. What's New: Search...

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BlackBerry adds Walmart to the list of retailers selling Priv

BlackBerry adds Walmart to the list of retailers selling Priv

Aside from rolling the Priv out to Malaysia, the Philippines, and Singapore, BlackBerry has also been working expanding retailer availability in the U.S. and Canada adding the likes of Best Buy, Staples and even our own ShopCrackBerry Canada to the mix. Now, they've added the world's largest retailer as well, Walmart. Customers in the U.S. looking to pick up a brand new BlackBerry Priv can...

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BBM for Android update brings new features, bug fixes and performance improvements

After having spent a bit of time in the BlackBerry Beta Zone, the latest build of BBM for Android has now arrived in the Google Play Store for all. Keeping in line with the BlackBerry 10 and iOS versions, this build adds multiple improvements to BBM such as the ability to search your BBM chats, contacts, groups and channels, like posts in your feed, request a contact's location with...

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BlackBerry Priv officially launched in Malaysia with a retail price of RM3,559

Adding another region to the growing list of areas which Priv is available, BlackBerry has now officially launched the device in Malaysia. Customers looking to pick up a Priv can now preorder the device through 11street with special offers in place if you're quick. The first 60 customers who preorder through 11street will be able to purchase Priv at a discounted price of MYR 3,388. If you're...

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These are the BlackBerry Priv and CrackBerry mystery box winners!

These are the BlackBerry Priv and CrackBerry mystery box winners!

We rounded out the end of November with a couple of giveaways here at CrackBerry. We gave you all a second chance at winning a brand new BlackBerry Priv, and we also wanted to share more CrackBerry goodies with you all so we ran a contest for 5 boxes of swag. The month is over and it's time to announce who the winners of those giveaways are! Let's get to it! The winner of our second...

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Start any app when you turn on your device with LaunchMe - 300 copies up for grabs

Accomplishing tasks and reaching one's goals are important in both our business and personal life. When things become hectic and there isn't enough time, sometimes we need a little nudge. This is where LaunchMe comes into play. This headless application is a simple yet effective way of launching applications when you need them. How does this work you might ask? LaunchMe presents users with...

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Priv's first software update now available for Bell, Rogers and TELUS customers

Have a Priv on either Bell, Rogers or TELUS? You'll want to go ahead and check for software updates on your device if you haven't already. All three carriers have now started their push of the Priv's first software update otherwise known as build AAD027. As a reminder, we've outlined the changes in this release below. An improved camera: We've implemented a number of tweaks that improve...

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Forrester Research names BlackBerry a leader in Enterprise Mobile Management

Each year, Forrester Research, Inc. evaluates the most significant mobile device management vendors and this year, as they have in previous years as well, have named BlackBerry a leader in Enterprise Mobile Management. The BlackBerry solution portfolio of BES12 and Good Powered by BlackBerry scored among the highest in 14 of the 25 criteria measured by Forrester. As noted Forrester Research, "...

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The best music gifts to amp up the holiday season

The best music gifts to amp up the holiday season

Need help finding gifts that provide amazing audio? Check out what's hot this holiday season and surprise the music guru in your life. With so much music available right at our fingertips there's never been a better time to listen to our favorite artists and songs from any smartphone, tablet, or computer. Amazing quality audio isn't as easy to come by, however, especially when you're trying to...

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens officially opens on December 18, 2015 and it seems as though the marketing department at Disney has gone absolutely nuts with their promotion of the movie. Not wanting to miss out on the marketing blitz, Canadian carrier Bell has released a new 'Epic' TV commercial to promote the movie and of course, lineup of phones which includes the epic all-new Android-powered...

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We've updated the CB10 app for BlackBerry 10 to fix some bugs

We've updated the CB10 app for BlackBerry 10 to fix some bugs

I know. I know. It's been a while since we last updated the CB10 app for BlackBerry 10 but as I'm sure some folks have already realized, a new update has now arrived in BlackBerry World. This release is pretty much just a maintenance release to address a few bugs that were in the app as well as improve upon some of the performance issues folks were seeing. We've included a change log for the...

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Priv security update patches sixteen holes for safety's sake

Priv security update patches sixteen holes for safety's sake

Last week, BlackBerry began pushing their first formal update to BlackBerry Priv owners with improvements the camera, device performance, stability and of course, security. The security improvements portion of the update were not outlined at the time but now that Google has gone live with their December 2015 Security Bulletin, BlackBerry has laid out the specifics that apply to Priv. In total...

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Grab the Minions Emoji BBM sticker pack for free!

Grab the Minions Emoji BBM sticker pack for free!

Stuart, Kevin and Bob have invaded BBM by way of the BBM Sticker Shop. Right now, you can head on into the shop and grab the free Minions Emoji BBM sticker pack. All in all, the pack includes 20 different stickers to use featuring the lovable Minions. To be perfectly honest, it's probably one of the most versatile and largest sticker packs offered for free thus far through the BBM Shop, so go...

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The best gifts for kids this holiday season

The best gifts for kids this holiday season

Sometimes Santa needs a little help picking out the best gifts for those on his nice list. Don't fret — we've got you covered. No one's more excited about the holidays than our kids, and with all the amazing toys to choose from the selection can become overwhelming. We've narrowed down some cool gifts to consider this year that will be a hit with any kid for the holidays. And, if you need help...

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Sprint now rolling out OS 10.3.2.2813 to BlackBerry Q10 owners

Sprint now rolling out OS 10.3.2.2813 to BlackBerry Q10 owners

Are you still using a BlackBerry Q10 on Sprint and haven't updated to 10.3.2 manually out of frustration yet? If so, we have some good news for you. The carrier last week approved a new 10.3.2 build noting that it would be rolled out gradually but for whatever reason, that build seemed to have got pulled rather quickly. Now, OS 10.3.2.2813 has started appearing as available for download as...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Buffalo

Upstream

This week Upstream is taking a bit of a break from its traditional live format but don't fear, it's still just as awesome. I know because while I was unable to take part this week due to some scheduling changes, I did get to watch it before posting it up. This week, James and Alex sit down with special guest, Jon Rettinger to discuss all things BlackBerry and of course, the latest BlackBerry...

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